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on amazon and it didn't even need harry potter's magic. j.k. rowling's new book is on sale today, but is it worth all the hype? >>> and where is this rare white whale headed, next. (push button tone)fterno. this is stacy from springfiel oh whoa. hello? yes. i didn't realize i'd be talking to an actual person. you don't need to press "0," i'm here. reach a person, not a prompt whenever you call chase sapphire. get two times the points on dining in restaurants with chase sapphire preferred. >>> good morning. welcome back to "starting point." some top stories to tell you about this morning. congressman todd akin suggested that women could turn off conception in what he called a case of legitimate rape. but he's picked up more support for his beleaguered senate campaign. jim demint and rick santorum are urging voters to back akin and help republicans win the senate. >>> a new york gay couple is suing a conservative group in federal court. they claim the group, public advocate of the united states, stole a photograph of them kissing from their blog and then used it in a mailer to illu
, of course, harry potter. and now, her first book for adults is already a hit. it's called "the casual vacancy." and abc's cynthia mcfadden went all the way to scotland to visit the very usually private writer for a very intimate interview. >> good morning, amy. i started out worried to tell you the truth. it was so intense the book. we had to read the man script pages in the publisher's offices. but it was all okay when we got to meet j.k. rowling. her novel is already becoming a blockbuster. it's number one on amazon.com before going on sale today. before anyone really knows much about what's in it. you're going to get your own first look from the author herself, right now. >> harry potter, confront your fate. >> reporter: it's been years since the last harry potter movie was released. five years since the last book. but the interest in harry potter's creator has not died down. especially as her new non-harry novel goes on sale. i'm holding the only copy of the book in scotland, i understand. this is so rare. i read the manuscript pages in your publisher's office. >> sorry about that
a new book coming out called "the casual vacancy." it's for adults. it's heavily embargoed as the harry potter books. i don't know anything about it. staff and all of us at amazon love this book called "sutton." the author collaborated on the biography of andre agassi. this is a novel but based very closely on the life of his last days of life after he got out of attica. >> robin hood type guy. >> and handsome and charming and very well read and reporters loved him and so it has overtones of today, who is doing what to whom between banks and regular people. it's a really wonderful novel. and the other novel that i love and is, i think will be sort of a sleeper hit is a book about a very dysfunctional jewish family in the suburbs of chicago, old joke. there's a lot of recognizable people. >>. nonfiction you like "mortality." >> "mortality." it's about esophageal cancer. it's not a happy book but surprising undepressing book. and "500 days" is about the 500 days, year and a half after 9/11, 2001 and what went on in the cia and white house and in places in europe and the middle east. it re
. she's smart and talented. and dangerous. actress emma watson of harry potter fame tops mcafee's 2012 list of the most dangerous celebrities to search for online. the software security firm says many sites use her name to trick people into downloading malware or steal your personal informatn. so watch out when you search her name apparently, there is a one in eight chance of finding a malicious site. after watson on the list you have favorite celebrities, jessica biel, eva mendes, selena gomez, halle berry and john berman. >> yeah, right. >> butanyway, the only guy, in fact, to crack mcafee's top 20, jimmy kimmel. >> i'm outraged that anyone would pick on hermione. >>> a gay couple in massachusetts is suing the catholic does os ease of worcest worcester. they claim they're refusing to sell them a mansion because they're gay and are afraid they'll stage same-sex weddings there. the two men want to purchase the million dollar oakhurst mansion and turn it into an event hall. they say they were mistakenly sent a copy of an e-mail in which a monsignor told a real estate broker after checki
this morning. actress emma watson of harry potter fame is the favorite celebrity bake for cybercriminals trying to lure internet users. >> sweet emma? >> the software security firm has named watson this year's most dangerous celebrity to search for online because many sites use her name to trick people into downloading malware or steal personal information. when searching the actress's name, there's a one in eight chance of finding a malicious site. watson replaces heidi klum. the only guy to crack mackcafee top 20 is jimmy kimmel. >> their mistake was making a spoof of the crossover summer song gang mam style. they're using the public pool facility at the el monte aquatic center. their version was posted on youtube. th13 lifeguards and a pool manager were then fired. the city says it was a clear unauthorized use of resources and property. it was still funny the lifeguards say they'll petition for their jobs back at the next el monte city council meeting. >> maybe they'll just get in trouble? >> see t whole video and make that decision. >>> politics with a side
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